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Huge flocks of Barnacle geese visit Sligo every year. It's an amazing sight to be seen. The late poet Dermot Healy found them a great source of inspiration. Dermot Healy (18 July 1947 – 29 June 2014) was an Irish novelist, playwright, poet and short story writer. In his poem: A Fool's Errand he describes the geese beautifully...

There is a very good film on vimeo about Dermot Healy: I could read the sky:
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/icouldreadthesky

Well worth a watch!

Materials used:

Oil paint and Acrylic paint

Barnacle geese return to Sligo (2016)

$1,110.93

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Jak Blue

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